Lake Témiscouata

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Lake Témiscouata
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Location Témiscouata Regional County Municipality, Quebec
Coordinates 47°40′N 68°50′W / 47.667°N 68.833°W / 47.667; -68.833Coordinates: 47°40′N 68°50′W / 47.667°N 68.833°W / 47.667; -68.833
Primary outflows Madawaska River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 45 km
Max. width 5 km
Settlements Temiscouata-sur-le-lac,Quebec

Lake Témiscouata is a lake in the Témiscouata region of southeastern Quebec. It is 45 km long and 5 km wide. The Madawaska River flows from this lake to the Saint John River.

The city of Cabano is located on this lake. Forestry is a major industry in this area.

The Petit Témis Interprovincial Bicycle Path, runs from Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec to Edmundston, New Brunswick, following an abandoned CN Rail line along the lake.

The lake is theorized to be the inspiration for the nearby parish of Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!. One explanation suggests the archaic French word haha, here meaning an unexpected obstacle or abruptly ending path, as the lake is an extremely long and particularly formidable obstacle to travel.